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"Grind The Faces Of The Poor"

(Magill's Quotations in Context)

Context: Isaiah, prophet of the Lord, proclaims his vision of "Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah." Declaring the Almighty's knowledge of the rebelliousness of the Israelites and the wickedness of the nation, he describes the oppression of the people and the destruction of the country. Heard by Isaiah, the Almighty demands willingness and obedience if the country is to know greatness. Noting the present corruption of Jerusalem, Isaiah says that with obedience the city shall become great, and Zion shall spread the law of God. Under His rule, all nations shall know peace....

(The entire section is 217 words.)